Die cast reference site

Information on variations, weapons, cleaning and repair etc
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Added a few updates to this since I last linked to it.

http://www.vintagestarwarsdiecast.co.uk/

Only missing a few MOC images and I've added an article on diecast shop displays in 'featured articles'

http://www.vintagestarwarsdiecast.co.uk ... d-articles
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Killer site Andy!

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Absolutely Rocks!
Great work all round Andy - thank you for the dedication to create it and share it with the community. 8)

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Thanks guys - appreciated
http://www.vintagestarwarsdiecast.co.uk for all your vintage die cast needs

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Great site Andy.

Still on the hunt myself for a DV Tie on a Harbert Cardback....

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Great site Andy very helpful.
My feedback:
http://www.starwarsforum.co.uk/viewtopi ... 22&t=26702

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Glad it's proving useful - thanks guys!
http://www.vintagestarwarsdiecast.co.uk for all your vintage die cast needs

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Andy,

As you know, I've used it quite a few times myself already. Thanks for the hard work mate. If it wasn't for the site, I may have accidentally bought a Landspeeder! :)

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darth_daddius wrote:Andy,

As you know, I've used it quite a few times myself already. Thanks for the hard work mate. If it wasn't for the site, I may have accidentally bought a Landspeeder! :)

Cheers buddy,
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Why have I never seen this before??!! Great job mate, super little web site. I love the die cast ships and an area I wouldn't mind getting back in to.

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Andyclarke wrote:Why have I never seen this before??!! Great job mate, super little web site. I love the die cast ships and an area I wouldn't mind getting back in to.
Thanks Andy - you'll have to start listening to the Vintage Rebellion, a couple of plugs in the podcasts :)
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Really nice site.
it has , unfortunately reignited my yearning for a Tie bomber :D

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Im very pleased to have my first guest article on the website. Justin Lea is a big die cast fan and catalogue collector, and has written a great piece on trade catalogues.

Worth reading if only to see the alternative ESB artwork for the slave 1, snow speeder and cloud car!

Click on 'Trade catalogues'
in the link

http://vintagestarwarsdiecast.co.uk/featured-articles
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You are never to old to learn as the saying goes. I discovered this week that there are two different versions of the TIE fighter. The first version had pegs on the wings, and the latter had pegs on the TIE body. I'd not really looked into variations so this was a real surprise (thanks Justin!) - but something I suspect US collectors would have been aware of for a long time.

http://www.vintagestarwarsdiecast.co.uk ... ie-fighter

I suspect that all the Palitoy TIEs were version 2 so if any of you UK based collectors have found a version one in the UK I'd love to know

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Here's the first new article in a while. Not strictly die cast but some great insight from Colin Cantwell model maker and concept artist behind many of the ships.

I never knew the Falcon was originally lizard shaped or the Death Star Trench was an accident!

http://vintagestarwarsdiecast.co.uk/featured-articles
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